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    Cabo Verde

    Santa Maria weather and climate

    Cabo Verde

    Santa Maria weather and climate

     

    Day

    24 °C

     

    Night

    18 °C

     

    Sea

    22 °C

     

    Precipitation

    1 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    0 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    11 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    3 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    71 %

     

    Day

    24 °C

     

    Night

    18 °C

     

    Sea

    22 °C

     

    Precipitation

    1 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    0 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    11 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    3 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    71 %

    Overview: Santa Maria
    The tropical climate of Santa Maria (Cabo Verde) is characterized by warm temperatures throughout the year. January's daytime highs average around 24 °C (76 °F), whereas September is the warmest month with temperatures peaking at 29 °C (85 °F). At night, February offers the coolest conditions with temperatures around 18 °C (64 °F), and September nights are the warmest with temperatures averaging 23 °C (74 °F). Ocean lovers will find sea temperatures ranging from a refreshing 22 °C (71 °F) in February to a balmy 26 °C (79 °F) in October. Throughout the year, June has the fewest rainy days, totaling just 0 days, while September tends to be the wettest month, with an average of 3 days of rainfall.

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    Weather overview for Santa Maria

    Weather overview

    The tropical climate of Santa Maria (Cabo Verde) is characterized by warm temperatures throughout the year. January's daytime highs average around 24 °C (76 °F), whereas September is the warmest month with temperatures peaking at 29 °C (85 °F). At night, February offers the coolest conditions with temperatures around 18 °C (64 °F), and September nights are the warmest with temperatures averaging 23 °C (74 °F). Ocean lovers will find sea temperatures ranging from a refreshing 22 °C (71 °F) in February to a balmy 26 °C (79 °F) in October. Throughout the year, June has the fewest rainy days, totaling just 0 days, while September tends to be the wettest month, with an average of 3 days of rainfall.

    January weather

    In January, the decline in sea temperature echoes that of the previous month, having a measure at 23 °C (73 °F) in Santa Maria, and one can witness the lowest daytime temperature, averaging 24 °C (76 °F). Similarly, the night temperature decreases, settling at 18 °C (65 °F). Wind speeds reach their zenith, blowing at 7 m/s. The period of sunlight begins to extend, clocking in at 2 hours. Furthermore, the lowest humidity level is noticeable, hovering around 70 %.

    February weather

    In February, Santa Maria experiences its lowest sea temperature at 22 °C (71 °F), paralleled by a dip in night temperatures to 18 °C (64 °F). The aridity persists and sunshine duration continues to increase, now at 3 hours.

    March weather

    Continuing the dry season, March sees an incline in daytime temperatures, averaging 25 °C (77 °F). Concurrently, there's a decline in sun hours.

    April weather

    April maintains the dry season, with night temperatures showing a slight upward trend to 19 °C (66 °F). Sunlight duration experiences a rise.

    May weather

    May marks the commencement of elevated daytime temperatures at 26 °C (78 °F) in Santa Maria, while night temperatures also persist in their ascent, now at 20 °C (67 °F). The dry season is ongoing. Sun hours commence their gradual decline.

    June weather

    June displays the fewest number of rainy days at 0 days and minimal rainfall in Santa Maria. Night temperatures continue their upward trajectory, averaging 20 °C (69 °F), and the day length peaks for the year.

    July weather

    Santa Maria in July observes a commencement in the rise of sea temperatures and escalating daytime temperatures. The dry season contributions, with a slight increase in sun hours, reflecting a typical dry summer month.

    August weather

    August in Santa Maria is characterized by a rise in sea temperature to 26 °C (78 °F) and increased daytime warmth. A nascent increase in rainfall can be detected, signifying a shift towards a wetter period.

    September weather

    The peak of daytime temperatures is observed in September at 29 °C (85 °F), while the sea temperature also shows an upward trend. Santa Maria experiences its maximum level of rainy days and humidity during this month.

    October weather

    Santa Maria's sea warmth hits its apex in October at 26 °C (79 °F), while a decremented trend in daytime temperature begins. The demarcation of the dry season's start is noted, alongside a rise in sunlight hours.

    November weather

    November sees a reduction in daytime temperatures to 27 °C (81 °F) in Santa Maria and the commencement of a decrease in sea temperature. The decline in rainfall amount is palpable, and the first signs of diminishing sunlight hours emerge.

    December weather

    December brings a continued decrease in daytime temperatures, now at 25 °C (77 °F), while a decline in sea temperatures can also be observed. The dry season persists, and the minimal number of sun hours can be discerned along with a reduction in day length.

    FAQs

    Does Santa Maria experience its dry period in January?

    Yes, January is part of Santa Maria's dry season with scant rainfall, averaging just 1 day of precipitation throughout the month.

    How long are the days in February in Santa Maria?

    In February, Santa Maria enjoys an average day length of 11 hours.

    What is the likelihood of rain in March in Santa Maria?

    March in Santa Maria is marked by just 0 days on average with rainfall.

    What are the weather conditions like in Santa Maria in April?

    April in Santa Maria boasts a dry climate with extended daylight hours, reaching 12 hours, and mild night temperatures.

    Is it warm in Santa Maria during May nights?

    May nights in Santa Maria are comfortably warm, averaging 20 °C (67 °F).

    How high do temperatures reach in Santa Maria during June days?

    Daytime temperatures in June average around 26 °C (78 °F), ideal for outdoor activities in Santa Maria.

    What amount of rainfall is typical for Santa Maria in July?

    Typically, July in Santa Maria sees a modest amount of rainfall, averaging 2 mm (0.08 in).

    How much does it rain in August in Santa Maria?

    In August, Santa Maria receives an average of 12 mm (0.47 in) of rain.

    How much sun can one expect in September in Santa Maria?

    In September, Santa Maria averages 3 hours of sunshine.

    What's the average wind speed in October in Santa Maria?

    October brings an average wind speed of 5 m/s in Santa Maria.

    What is the relative humidity in November in Santa Maria?

    November typically has a relative humidity around 73 % in Santa Maria.

    How many wet days does December usually have in Santa Maria?

    December in Santa Maria generally has only about 0 days of rainfall.

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